Willie Goss (1932 - 1968)

Willie Goss
1932 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Goss was born on February 9, 1932. He died in September 1968 at 36 years old.
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Willie Goss passed away in September 1968 at age 36. He was born on February 9, 1932. We have no information about Willie's immediate family.
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In 1932, in the year that Willie Goss was born, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1942, Willie was just 10 years old when on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1946, he was just 14 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1957, he was 25 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1968, in the year of Willie Goss's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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Aug 25, 1914 - Jul 17, 1994
May 29, 1931 - July 1974
May 19, 1928 - Jul 18, 2006
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Feb 17, 1929 - May 3, 2008
Sep 5, 1909 - August 1983
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Mar 17, 1914 - Jun 12, 1990
Nov 13, 1929 - Feb 6, 2009
Aug 18, 1935 - Dec 16, 1988
Apr 18, 1935 - Nov 14, 1996
Mar 10, 1882 - February 1972
Jan 8, 1938 - Dec 25, 1989
May 28, 1901 - July 1986
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